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With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611

Public transport, cycling and walking priorities in Graz

Elke Kahr, Graz city councilor responsible for transport, plans to swiftly set in motion a range of actions related to public transport, cycling and walking in the city.

Graz’s network of bicycle paths will be expanded, pedestrian footpaths will also see renewed relevance in city planning, city's tram lines will be extended, and significantly reduced ticket prices for students, seniors and annual-ticket buyers will remain. Inspired by the "Bolzano model", Kahr is also considering a temporary car ban near schools in the mornings, a proposal that she said "many concerned parents" would welcome.

New applied practices are yet to be presented and enlighten other cities’ mobility planners as well.

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The LIFE GYM [LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment.


The sole responsibility for the content of this report lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EASME nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.


Start Date: 15 September 2015 – Duration: 35 months

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